Some food for thought from local, national and international news sources from this past week:
-- The Worst Drink in America? A 2,000-calorie milkshake. [Reuters]
-- No more shark fin soup for you: Hawaii becomes the first state to ban the possession of shark fins. [Time]
-- Bravo's next cooking show: Rocco's Dinner Party. One thinks My Dinner with Andre crossed with a Bertolli commercial. [Daily Dish]
-- Fergus Henderson will live chat this Thursday 12 p.m. BST (that's 8 hours ahead of us here on the West Coast). Post questions now... [Guardian]
-- More on the new War on Salt. [NYT]
-- Bobby Flay tweets. [Eater LA]
-- A chef hopes to change Chicago's law barring food trucks. [Chicago Tribune]
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-- An Eagle Rock Trader Joe's clerk was shot in the leg during a robbery. [LAT]
-- The Los Angeles Sandwich Register. [Grub Street]